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Companies Act 1989

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213Provisions extending to Northern Ireland

(1)The provisions of this Act extend to Northern Ireland so far as they amend, or provide for the amendment of, an enactment which so extends.

(2)So far as any provision of this Act amends the [1985 c. 6.] Companies Act 1985 or the [1986 c. 45.] Insolvency Act 1986, its application to companies registered or incorporated in Northern Ireland is subject to section 745(1) of the [1985 c. 6.] Companies Act 1985 or section 441(2) of the Insolvency Act 1986, as the case may be.

(3)In Part III (investigations and powers to obtain information), sections 82 to 91, (powers exercisable to assist overseas regulatory authorities) extend to Northern Ireland.

(4)Part VI (mergers and related matters) extends to Northern Ireland.

(5)In Part VII (financial markets and insolvency) the following provisions extend to Northern Ireland—

(a)sections 154 and 155 (introductory provisions and definition of “market contract”),

(b)section 156 and Schedule 21 (additional requirements for recognition of investment exchange or clearing house),

(c)sections 157, 160, 162, and 166 to 169 (provisions relating to recognised investment exchanges and clearing houses),

(d)sections 170 to 172 (power to extend provisions to other financial markets),

(e)section 184 (indemnity for certain acts), and

(f)sections 185 to 191 (supplementary provisions).

(6)Part VIII (amendments of [1986 c. 60.] Financial Services Act 1986) extends to Northern Ireland.

(7)Part IX (transfer of securities) extends to Northern Ireland.

Subject to any Order made after the passing of this Act by virtue of section 3(1)(a) of the [1973 c. 36.] Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973, the transfer of securities shall not be a transferred matter for the purposes of that Act but shall for the purposes of section 3(2) be treated as specified in Schedule 3 to that Act.

(8)In Part X (miscellaneous and general provisions), this section and sections 214 to 216 (general provisions) extend to Northern Ireland.

(9)Except as mentioned above, the provisions of this Act do not extend to Northern Ireland.

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